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MSNBC
Sep 8, 2010 2:00am EDT
time. michael steele is amazing. coming up. >> we learned that there federal investigations under way of violence or threats against muslims including the stabbing of a new york city cabdriver and arson for a future mosque in murfreesboro, tennessee and graffiti in arlington, texas and a brick thrown into a window in madera, california and an incident in water port, new york after the son of one of the founders of a local mosque was side swiped by a car a few days after a shotgun was fired into the air near the same mosque. today's announcement of the investigations alongside statements of concern from washington. over the planned actions of one tiny fred church in florida. the congregation is a small one in gainesville, florida that likes the funeral picketers in kansas and revels in doing stuff extreme enough to attract condemn nation. what this congregation has done now is declared on september 11 this year on saturday, they will burn 1,000 copies of the koran. why? so people will say the name of their congregation and pastor on television. i can't stomach it. general petraeus expr
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 9:00pm EDT
night. >>> so the republican party chairman michael steele has found a way to kick off the campaign season today with a very expensive means of keeping himself totally out of the way and totally in the news at the same time. as always, michael steele is amazing. it's coming up. ♪ [ female announcer ] something unexpected to the world of multigrain... taste. delicious pringles multigrain. multigrain pops with pringles. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. dr. scholl's back pain relief orthotics with shockguard technology give you immediate relief that lasts all day long. dr. scholl's. visit our facebook page to save $3. ♪ check the wife check the kids check your email messages ♪ check the news
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
chairman michael steele has found a way to kick off the campaign season today with a very expensive means of keeping himself totally out of the way and totally in the news at the same time. as always, michael steele is amazing. it's coming up. okay, class, our special guest is here -- ellen page. hi, ellen! hi, ellen! hi, ellen! hi, ellen! we're going on a field trip to china! wow. [ chuckles ] when i was a kid, we -- we would just go to the -- the farm. [ cow moos ] [ laughter ] no, seriously, where are you guys going? ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! [ female announcer ] the new classroom. see it. live it. share it. on the human network. cisco. but what we can do is arm ourselves for the ones we love with a flu shot from walgreens. ♪ [ coughs ] [ female announcer ] with the most pharmacists certified to immunize... [ sneezes ] ...and walk-ins welcome everyday, we're making it easy for everyone to get their flu shot, no matter how small their motiva
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2010 3:00am EDT
. here cups mitt romney in front of the parade, rnc chairman michael steele and mitch mcconnell is in love now and john cornyn never misses an opportunity to jump in front of the camera and say, yeah, i have with her all along. here comes sarah palin and every conservative talk show host in america wrapping their arms around o'donnell. i guarantee you jim demint is drunk with power tonight, high-fiving republicans behind closed doors. what we are seeing is a masterful rebranding of the republican party. they don't care how crazy their candidates are. o'donnell, sharron angle, rand paul, they don't care. see, the key is they just have to have an r behind their name on the ballot. that's what it's all about. there's no way republicans and right-leaning independents are absolutely going to flock to the democrats because they think the tea party is too crazy to be on the ballot. that's why tim kaine needs to quit psycho analyzing the republican party and focus on our team. let me focus on this for a moment. it's the old football coach. his buddy's across the field and after t
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
week, rnc chairman michael steele half a world away. fueling speculation that he's more concerned with his own job than the party. let's bring in nbc deputy political director mark murray. michael steele, campaign kickoff week and first i thought it was a punch line finding out michael steele was not in the united states. >> chuck, you're exactly right. the period after labor day officially marks the beginning of campaign season. but michael steele has during this time been in guam, the northern mare anna islands. hardly battleground states. >> correct me if i'm wrong. they don't have a member of congress, right? to actually count toward the majority. go ahead. >> that is correct, chuck. the rnc says that michael steele raising money for republican candidates and committees. however, when you look at the -- this might be not about the midterms but the next rnc chairman's race. because this territory like guam has vote in the next year's rnc chairman race so that's what critics are pointing out. of course, the rnc is plagued by bad news stories. chief among them, the fact that the
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2010 9:00pm EDT
have noticed, michael steele isn't running things for the republican party right now. that's a picture of him recently on a trip to guam and saipan, the kind of plays he's been spending time to stay far out of the way of any actual republicans actually running for impending actual election. michael steele has since embarked on a michael steele goes to the hinterlands bus tour where the republican party chairman plans to visit dons of congressional districts that do not have a competitive race this fall. no matter how much fun it is to talk about michael steele on cable news, and it is fun, no matter his job title as head of the republican party, neither michael steele nor the republican party proper are running the republicans election efforts this year. frankly it is more of a karl rove joint. karl rove's political group american crossroads is pledging to spend $52 million on behalf of republican candidates for these elections this year. $52 million. $52 million. a half million dollars of tea party money ousted an incumbent senator in the alaska primaries this year. karl rove is plann
CNN
Sep 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
party chairman michael steele today. >> it's kiss and make up day in the republican party. he was very stern today in saying, look, give her a chance in delaware and number two, michael steele is very concerned that if you criticize her, you're criticizing those who voted for her. and there are people like that. not just in delaware but in many key battleground states. so i asked people about michael castle. he today said he would not endorse her. so i said to michael steele, what is your message to those questioning her? >> i don't know if she can win until we try. how can you claim defeat before you attempt victory? this makes no sense. it makes no sense, so stop it. stop it. >> that's your message to them, stop. >> it let's get behind our nominees. and win the election. then we can have a meeting and sit down and talk about all that stuff. let me tell you, victory is going to be a sweet thing and i don't think you want to have that meeting where you're going to start parsing out who's up, who's down, who wins, who loses. >> michael steele says he's asked party fund-raisers to -- wil
FOX News
Sep 20, 2010 9:00pm EDT
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CNN
Sep 15, 2010 7:00pm EDT
that michael steele is making so much sense and he's now going against the same establishment that never liked him. and so what, now tea partiers are going to rally around steele? so, this is -- what's so intriguing about this whole deal is it sort of reminds me of democrats and alvin greene in south carolina. it's like, where did this person even come from? what is going on here? >> well, you know, they know where she came from because they spent a lot of money trying to defeat her. today, after telling all of us we're not going to give her a dime, suddenly today, right, they gave her $42,000, which is the max they're aloud. i talked to a senior republican strategist who's doing a lot of senate races who said, look, we're pragmatists here. if she becomes a viable candidate, meaning in single digit, right, then we're going to give her money. but do we believe she's going to be a viable candidate? absolutely not. but we're not stupid because what they want to do more than anything else is win control of the senate, and that's why they're so mad at her. >> hang on one second. another thing they
CNN
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
'donnell beat the pick in the senate race here. michael steele is talking to cnn. we're going to hear his blunt message to republican naysayers like carl cove. >>> it was called the walmart of online sex trafficking. craigslist planning to clean it up. the adult services section gone for good after pressure from the authorities and amber lyon is here with the highlights of that hearing. >>> also, the am fix blog is up and running this morning. join the live conversation right now. go to cnn.com/amfix. >>> we're going begin with your paycheck and the political battle over how much of it you'll get to take home in 2011 if you're lucky enough to have a job an a paycheck to take home. >> president obama says 500,000 new jobs are on the way now that the small business aid bill is set to pass the senate later today. two republicans jumped the aisle to help get that done. dan loathian is live. fellow democrats could be standing in his way, dan. >> that's right, when you have these 31 house democrats who have sent a letter to their house leadership wanting this extension to also go to all incomes, not
CNN
Sep 16, 2010 1:00am EDT
members backed mike castle, originally offered tepid support, but that changed today, gop michael steele saying o'donnell has the full backing of the committee, also chairman john cornyn said he and the committee strongly stand by her. though they issued a tepid congratulations last night, today senator cornyn said the committee is giving o'donnell maximum campaign donation of $42,000. we'll find out what some republicans are saying behind closed doors in a moment. right now it seems karl rove is the only one still publicly criticizing o'donnell, quote, she's made nutty statements in the past. and on fox news last night he made it clear he thinks she's the wrong choice for the party. listen. >> christine o'donnell is now going to have to answer in the general election that she didn't have to answer in the primary is her own checkered background. i met her. i tell you, i wasn't frankly impressed as her abilities as a candidate. it does conservatives little good to support candidates who at the end of the day, while they may be conservative in their public statements, do not advance the ch
CNN
Sep 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
's leaving capitol hill is michael steele. within the next hour, he is going to get on the big bus called the fire pelosi bus and going to head across the country trying to rally republican voters leading into the midterm elections but they don't only need just republican voters that were energized by the tea party, kyra. they need to reach out to independent voters. 39 seats is all they need to take back control of the house of representatives which is right behind me, kyra. ten seats to pick up the senate. republicans are energized. can they remain energized heading into november? >> all right. mark preston, we'll keep checking in with you as it gets interesting, nasty. all of the above and waiting to hear from the democratic national committee scheduled a few major announcement a few hours from now. >>> american hiker sarah shourd is finally free, released by iran more than 400 days in prison. she's back in her mother's arms on a runway in oman after she was bailed out for $500,000 but iran is still holding her fiancee and her friend on espionage charges more than a year after they all
CNN
Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
pelosi bus and spent time talking to michael steele just about everything, politics, midterms, his future and his relationship with president obama. and we've talked a little bit about this in the past over the past couple of years. michael steele, barack obama. could they do something nonpolitical perhaps to help out the african-americans? you know, young blacks. future. to kind of show there could be a great future and michael steele said he is interested in doing that and has a standing invitation to president obama to sit down and talk that. kyra? >> put aside politics? michael steele? are you kidding me? >> well, barack obama, as well. both politicians. >> that's right. i think we'll hear a lot more in the coming days and months. mark, thanks so much. >>> we're going to have the next political up dmat an hour and reminder for latest political news, go to cnnpolitics.com. >>> first, flashback. september 16th, 1925. blues legend was born on the mississippi delta. of course, that would be the iconic blues ban b.b. king. the song "the thrill is gone" among the best. the spans 50 years an
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2010 5:30am EDT
michael steele who yesterday kicked off his fire pelosi bus tour in virginia told republicans it's time to rally behind christine o'donnell. >> i don't know if she can win until we try. how can you claim defeat before you attempt victory? this makes no sense. it makes no sense. stop it. stop it. >> meanwhile, o'donnell herself is fighting back against those questioning her chances. specifically against former bush administration adviser karl rov rove. >> but i am perplexed by what is going on with karl rove. all he has do is go to my website and he can see those accusations that he is continuing to put out are not true. i am very perplexed. i wonder does he want a democrat in that seat? >> still, the obama administration is seizing on the chance to paint o'donnell's victory as bad for the republican party and good for democrats. >> if you look at what people like karl rove or people like the state gop chairman have said, the republicans in delaware nominated something that they don't think can win or as one of them said couldn't be elected dog catcher. >>> and yesterday, former presiden
PBS
Sep 3, 2010 8:30pm PDT
are getting weary and i think michael steele had a point when he said this is obama's war. the strategy has changed. the goals have changed. i mean, we present also -- this taliban is not the same as the old taliban. obama's strategy is different. >> i think obama, when he was campaigning for the senate, he said that this is a war of choice. >> the old war, the iraq war. >> afghanistan, he said the war -- >> now he is nation building. he doesn't want to admit to it, but that's what they are doing. >> you do now have talks between president karzai and the taliban and between the pakistanis and the taliban -- let me finish my thought, please. the u.s. has been cut out of those. i say fine, cut us out. well, look. >> if we withdraw from afghanistan and get another 9/11 scale attack, you'll be right back in there. one of those things that obama -- look, obama is in two political boxes. one as pat points out, he has general patraeus in there and he can't say no to general patraeus. when he was campaigning, he has made iraq the bad war, afghanistan the good war. the question is, how is he g
CNN
Sep 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
able to raise enough money. listen to michael steele and i want your opinion on the other side. >> i get blamed for stuff that hasn't happened yet. i'm a big boy. i've been in this fight a long time. what's disappointing is that when some within our party lose sight of this is not about the chairman of the rnc, this is about a candidate who's making a sacrifice to run for office. we need to focus on that. >> ed, if you're in 46 or 43 districts that don't have competitive races, this is worth spending the money on this. >> no, it's not. at the end of the day, michael is not a real factor in this election. he didn't raise the money he needed to raise. he's an articulate spokesman for the party. the game has on on without him. i said it before and i'll say it again, him in a bus running around to districts don't hurt anybody. at the end of the day, he doesn't help very much. >> ed rendell, you had that job once. >> no question about it, keep michael steele, he's the gift that keeps on giving. >> as a compose to you as a great chairman. i had great admiration for you both as a governor,
FOX News
Sep 14, 2010 4:00pm EDT
the same ayas where they can win, too would you be for replacing michael steele as the party leader? >> he repped me immensely. rny donated $7 million to our campaign. great get out of the vote effort. he won a lot of elections with the rnc. i think it is too early to get into that discussion. 49 days left and we are focused on winning november 2. that will be discussion for after the election. >> neil: if you guys make the inroads you are expected to this election and you are right, sir,, anything can change in the next seven weeks he would be more fortified in his position, would he not? >> there will be lots of credit to go around on november 2 if we win a majority of the governor's races and take back the u.s. house. that is my goal. we will worry about who gets credit later on. >> neil: if you don't mind my beating a dead horse i apologize up front but you would not be for pushing mr. steele out of that 1309? spot. >> it is too early to have that discussion. he is a decent hard working guy. like everybody in office he makes mistakes and people have focused on it i would think probably
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2010 2:00pm EDT
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CNN
Sep 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
from any -- what we would call republican big wigs saying, hey, way to go there? >> michael steele, maybe. >> yes, we have. no -- no, not the official leadership. we've heard from other big wigs, but haven't heard from michael steele, haven't heard from john cornyn. i had my cell phone on me all night. >> who might that be? >> demint, bauchmann, and others. but there are a lot of people rallying behind me. who are frustrated that the republican party has lost its way. what you see in this race and then especially the attitude after our win is that, you know, the so-called leaders have been proven wrong. they got behind a candidate who didn't even support our party principles. supported the liberals nearly 70% of the time some years. and they chose to get behind him because they were taking the easy way out. and now, they underestimated the power of we, the people, and the strength and determination that we have to take back our country. and, you know, their credibility's been shot. but a lot of other folks who are frustrated with what the republican party are doing have called me u
CNN
Sep 15, 2010 1:00pm EDT
a half hour with republican national committee chairman michael steele, t.j., as we grove out here, very interesting things to say to me. >> we have watched as this government has ignored the people. and has acted in a way in which they have dismissed, they have name called, and they have just put out of their minds what's important. what's important to america. well, guess what? we take the country back by firing pelosi. we take the country back by retiring harry reid. >> reporter: there you go. there's michael steele in washington, d.c. right before he left to head into virginia, t.j. let me tell you, a couple things he had to say to me on the way out here to fairfax, 20 mimes outside washington, d.c. he's instructed the republican national committee staff to help christine o'donnell raise money and instructed them to figure out what kind of resources she needs for that campaign in delaware. a lot of talk national republicans would not rally around this. michael steele tells me the national committee will do so and told me that for all the critics that have been throwing arrows at him,
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. as goes guam, so goes michael steele. >>> now to the night's big number. democrats this year heralded a historic victory. the passage of a sweeping health care reform bill. it was to be the party's crowning political and partisan and policy achieve. an accomplish. the democrats could hang their morals on for generations to come. so this political cycle, how many house democrats are running tv ads touting the passage of health care? according to politico, zero. no house democrat is standing by the party's most significant accomplishment in decades. it tells you how rough times are for the democrats. zero tv ads for obama health care. tonight's very telling big zero number. up next, a pastor in florida is still planning to burn korans on september 11th despite warnings from general david petraeus that doing so could put american troops in serious danger. you're watching "hardball" only on msnbc. [ whistling ] [ dog barking ] [ sniffing ] [ male announcer ] missing something? like 2 pairs of glasses for $99.99 at sears optical, with bifocal lenses for just $25 more per pair. hurry in to
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, where's republican party chairman michael steele? he's in guam. steele arrived today to do fund-raisers at an island 6,000 miles away from the u.s. mainland. well, you know what they say, as goes guam, so goes michael steele, now to tonight's big number. democrats this year heralded an historic and hard-fought victory, the passage of a sweeping health care reform bill that would extend coverage to some 30 million americans who weren't covered. it was to be the party's crowning political and partisan and policy achievement, an accomplishment that the democrats could hang their laurels on for generations to come. so this political cycle how many house democrats are running tv ads touting the passage of health care? according to politico, zero. no house democrat is standing by their party's most significant accomplishment in decades. it just tells you how rough times are for the democrats. let no good deed go unpunished. zero tv ads for obama health care, tonight's very telling big zero number. >>> up next, a pastor in florida is still planning to burn korans on september 11th desp
PBS
Sep 15, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. republican national committee chairman michael steele said o'donnell would have his full support and he praised the movement that spurred her victory. >> this is coming from the streets of america, this is coming from small towns, this is coming from neighborhoods wide and large. and the establishment in this town is so clueless and so out of touch with what real people are going through every day. >> brown: at the white house, press secretary robert gibbs played up the criticism of o'donnell from her fellow republicans. >> i think if you look at what people like karl rove or people like the state g.o.p. chairman have said, the republicans in delaware nominated somebody that they don't believe can win, i think, in the words of the state party chair, couldn't be elected dogcatcher. >> brown: in new hampshire's republican senate primary, meanwhile, a party favorite did manage to pull out a narrow victory. as kelly ayotte was declared the winner today over conservative insurgent ovide lamontagne. she'll now face democratic congressman paul hodes in november. the tea party found additional
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 3:00am EDT
by every top leader, michael steele, john boehner. they are putting it in writing. >> no one is in love with the republicans right now. >> the polls say it. >> no, they don't. [ talking over each other ] >> they don't like the republican in congress. >> this is a referendum on obama. he's the first democrat -- [ talking over each other ] >> obama had everything going for him. no democrats in -- he a mandate, in fewer than two years has squandered it and made himself into a joke. >> sean: they ran such a tight campaign. how is it they are so out of touch with the vacations? he couldn't get the gulf oil spill was a big deal and he needed to handle it in a more mature fashion. how come he doesn't get it the american people don't like spending. there's an out of touchness that i can't put my finger on. >> i think he had the economy go bad right before he came in. >> sean: i'm gonna throw this football at your head. >> i'm saying he kept a bunch of promises, health care. getting out of iraq. >> it didn't work, his solutions didn't work. stimulus didn't work. >> the problem right now is, i'm
ABC
Sep 15, 2010 5:30pm PDT
: now, party leaders are trying to make nice. chairman michael steele endorsed her, and so did the senate republican leadership. but republican guru karl rove continued to attack o'donnell even after she won. >> why did she mislead voters about her college education? how come it took nearly two decades to pay her college bills so she could get her college degree? how did she make a living? >> reporter: on abc's "top line," the head of the group tea party express shot back. >> karl should stay out of it. these seats don't belong to the republican party or to these states, the state parties. they belong to the people. >> reporter: the tea party movement has now swept aside gop establishment candidates in seven states. democrats believe this has produced outside the mainstream republican nominees who will be easier to beat in november. maybe -- but don't count on it. >> if the democrats think that the tea party folks are mad at republicans, just wait until they see what happens when november 2nd comes around, and they get a shot at the democratic incumbents. >> reporter: last nigh
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
national committee chair michael steele also called o'donnell to personally express his support and to pledge the backing from the national party. despite polls suggesting o'donnell has a slim chance of beating democratic candidate, they are still pouring money. chris coons had raised over $944,000 compared to o'donnell's 20 grand. 20 grand, leading up to the primary. but in just the 24 hours after her win, look at this. o'donnell racked up $845,000 in donations. that's in one day while coons netted $125,000. not so bad either. but 8:45 on the wednesday, the day after she won the primary is remarkable. >>> on fox yesterday, karl rove, the man who made news for his criticism of o'donnell after her win on tuesday, backed off a bit. even offering o'donnell advice on how to build up her campaign. >> she needs to do two things. she needs to in the seven weeks remaining, make a passionate, articulate, credible, aggressive case about why obama's bad on spending, deficits, debt and health care and then she needs to also be able to answer these questions about her personal background. lo
CNN
Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
michael steele headed out on a national bus tour. he's hitting 48 states. he's trying to get the republican base energized. our own peter handby trying the find out how much support for the tour. we are getting some politicsed reviews. people think it's very smart that michael steele's heading out on the road trying to rally the troops. however, others saying, you know what? the itinerary isn't very well planned out, not going to district that is are really in play. so, a really good story on cnnpolitics.com. lots of details. heading down to the white house, does president obama have a ceo problem? there's a terrific story on what is going on with president obama and whether the business community thinks that they're well represented in the white house. the larry summers, director of the white house national economic counsel leaving at the end of the year has folks on wall street saying, you know what in this is the perfect time to get a titan of industry into the white house. there's academics, they need toto diversify. kyra, chivalry might not be dead. chris christie, the n
FOX News
Sep 15, 2010 11:00am EDT
're underestimating their wisdom, then we're in for a rude awakening. but some, like rnc michael steele, he came out right away and said this was victory in the hands of the people, i'm going to support christine o'donnell, so more power to michael steele. jon: want to get reaction to what robert gibbs said, he, of course, the president's spokesman, and we're load thank right now. i'll get to that in a second. one of the questions out there, governor, is whether there's a bit of an internal battle underway between you and senator jim demint. now we're going to be talking to him a little bit later, but some political observers said you two seem to be setting up power bases for yourselves in the number and the types of candidates that you are endorsing. can i get your thoughts on that? >> jim demint is brilliant, and i have great respect for him, and i am not in this for any kind of personal gain or power grab at all. i don't even know how to play those type of games, and i don't have the people, the machines, the whatever it takes to be in a position like that. i am thankful that jim demint is so bol
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2010 2:00am EDT
chairman michael steele has engendered quite a lot of consternation among the 168 members of the republican party for some of his comments. but he has spent a lot of time reaching out to tea party members. he has had several long meetings with them. he is currently on a bus tour hitting 115 cities across the country in which he is spending time talking to these tea party movements. if the tea party is going to have a big impact, it's going to happen from the state parties and largely from -- in places like arizona, nevada, idaho, several other places like this. the tea party movement, tea party supporters have been able to infill trait, i don't say that in a if he nares way but they're trying to get elected in presifpkt officers, fill these slots of the local guy who walks around the neighborhood and hands out fliers and gets people out to vote. there are a couple of state party chairmen around the country who believe their jobs are now in jeopardy because these tea party supporters are growing in influence within their own party and they will soon have the ability to kick out any state cha
FOX News
Sep 10, 2010 11:00am EDT
're going to be speaking to the chair of the republican national party, michael steele, coming up next. jon: six people confirmed dead after that gas main explodes setting a neighborhood near san francisco on fire. jenna: hi, everybody, thank you for staying with us here on "happening now," i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. a neighborhood near san francisco up in flames, fire crews are flooding the ruins of smoldering homes with water. the explosion was heard for miles shooting a huge fireball, i should say, hundreds, maybe a thousand feet in the air, punching a giant hole in the ground as well. hundreds of residents rushing for safety. at least four people have been killed, indications it may be as many as six. dozens more injured, some with critical burns. 38 homes in a residential neighborhood near san francisco. adam houseley is reporting live in san bruno, california. what is the latest you have, adam? >> reporter: yeah, jon, those numbers continue to fluctuate. a hint of good news, one authority came out and said maybe only 38 homes destroyed, but again, fire agencies are giving us c
CNN
Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
after the rye mare, the republican national committee opens up a 48-state bus tour. michael steele is going to get on the bus and take it all around the country. he's going to rally candidates. they're calling it the fire pelosi bus. they have their own red hats. we're talking about taxes. politics and policy coming together. boehner says he would te for a democratic tax proposal. this is the big policy story out of the sunday talk shows. john boehner saying he would vote for a democratic proposal if it's the only proposal on the table before the november elections, don. a lot going on on sunday. >> i thought it was a boxing glove at first. it's a baseball cap. john boehner said if president obama is serious about job creation, there's a clear wa forward. that's to come together and pass legislation that cuts spending to 2008 levels for the next year. it goesing on. his comment this morning asell on television spark ad lot of back and forth this afterno. what is this all about? the republican party needs to sound like they're trying to work with the administrati. there's a lot of a
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 12:00am EDT
've been assured by every top leader, michael steele, john boehner. they are putting it in writing. >> no one is in love with the republicans right now. >> the polls say it. >> no, they don't. [ talking over each other ] >> they don't like the republican in congress. >> this is a referendum on obama. he's the first democrat -- [ talking over each other ] >> obama had everything going for him. no democrats in -- he a mandate, in fewer than two years has squandered it and made himself into a joke. >> sean: they ran such a tight campaign. how is it they are so out of touch with the vacations? he couldn't get the gulf oil spill was a big deal and he needed to handle it in a more mature fashion. how come he doesn't get it the american people don't like spending. there's an out of touchness that i can't put my finger on. >> i think he had the economy go bad right before he came in. >> sean: i'm gonna throw this football at your head. >> i'm saying he kept a bunch of promises, health care. getting out of iraq. >> it didn't work, his solutions didn't work. stimulus didn't work. >> the prob
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 9:00pm EDT
, michael steele tomorrow night they are coming out with something similar to a contract juan and it is going to come out mid september, early october there. will be no a.m. -- ambiguity the american people will know. >> i'm looking forward to this. what i've heard is no stall gentleman for policies that took -- is the no stall gentleman for the policies that took us into the recession. spending and responsibility from republicans, oh republicans who approve prescription drug benefits without funding it? >> i opposed it. >> they are looking for someone like me not a career politician. i went to my first county convention ever two weeks ago. i've not been involved in politics. >> sean: you are a cardiologist? >> cardiologist. >> sean: right now my blood pressure is up. [ laughing ] >> this guy has to join congress to make an honest living. >> sean: my cholesterol, i blame you for that too. >> steak dinners. that's why you have to buy me a dinner, vegetarian. >> sean: any way democrats recover? >> no people are worried about republicans speaking too soon. there's been a decision
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